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The Boycott Sodastream Expands to Cannes

Posted by in Economic Activism for Palestine on 15th May, 2013 | 2 Comments

Cannes Film Festival Sodastream ActionThe premier sponsor of the Cannes Film Festival pavilion is none other than Sodastream? Its pitch is “no cans at Cannes.” Sodastream sells itself as a progressive, green company that fits in well with the creative forward thinking crowd that will be gathering at the film festival. “No cans at Cannes’, they say. But SodaStream is not socially responsible. Here’s why.

Ten of My Favorite Things about 2012

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 31st December, 2012 | 1 Comment

medea benjaminThere are many things to be thankful for in 2012, starting with the fact that the world didn’t end on December 21st. Here are some US and global issues that experienced newfound gains in 2012.

Friends Don’t Let Friends Buy SodaStream

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Economic Activism for Palestine, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 12th December, 2012 | No Comments

Black Friday Demonstrations against SodaStreamOne of the season’s most popular gift items this year is a do-it-yourself soda machine made by SodaStream which carbonates water at home. But don’t do it!